Jan 21, 2013 6:00pm PST
, with a chest full of medals. to al green, as sung by jennifer hudson. i'm duty-bound to inform you that the first lady's gown is by jason woo, and her shoes are by jimmy choo. i know i sound ridiculous saying that, but you know you wanted to hear it. this ball is specifically for members of the united states military and their families. it is a tradition that was started under president george w. bush. they have expand it this year to be larger than it has ever been. it's essentially doubled in size. there are two official inaugural balls, two only in washington tonight. one of them is the commander in chief ball. and the other of them is the other official inaugural ball. thanks for being with us on what is kind of a big day in washington. you know the basics of what happened today. church service at st. john's house near the white house. the president goes from the white house then to the capitol, then he is sworn in at the capitol on the west front. and that is the spot from which president obama today delivered his second inaugural address. well will have much more on all of th
Jan 21, 2013 5:00pm PST
singing etta james. >> jennifer hudson. >> is she going to be there, jennifer? she is a belter, i don't know. may have to move a little quick if jennifer is going to do it. >> she is great. >> bill: what? >> i think she is great by the way. let me just say when he spoke about the idea that absolutism should be considered principle that he said you can't think that somehow real debate is this talk radio type of attitude i think that speaks to something about the extreme polarization of our time. i think people will remember this. >> i will will agree with you. >> i don't think if he was real wise to bring that up. first inaugural dress do remember. he promised to bring everybody together in the country. didn't quite get there because we are way further apart than we were four years ago. >> i also think he is frequently guilty mischaracterizing. >> bill: hasn't been a culture warrior as far as niceness is concerned. didn't carry through on it. he hasn't been. juan, i believe is he very cool on the symbolism. that can be very important and was very meaningful today. specifics mounting de
Jan 22, 2013 2:00am PST
, happy or sad, yeah. whether times are good or bad, happy or sad, yeah. together ♪ >> jennifer, jennifer hudson, serenading president obama and first lady michelle obama as they danced tonight at the official inaugural ball, and the first lady wearing a custom-made ring by jewelry designer kim mcdonald, shoes designed by jimmy choo. at the end of the inaugural festivities, the accompanying accessories will go to the national archive. archives. "first look" is up next. >>> good tuesday morning. some of the best and most memorable moments from president obama's second inauguration. >>> england's prince harry speaks out on his family, killing taliban insurgents and those naked pictures. >>> and nasty weather hitting much of the country straight ahead on "first look." >>> good morning. as washington catches its collective breath from the pomp and pageanpageantry, this morni questions about the debt ceiling, gun control and how to get congress to work together. we'll get to that. but last night it was all about celebrating the second term of the 44th president of the united states of america.
Jan 22, 2013 3:00pm PST
together" at a fund raiser last year. so really, was there a better choice? jennifer hudson straight from their hometown of chicago did the honors. ♪ i'm so in love with you ♪ whatever you want to do ♪ is all right with me >> the first family and their amazing kids. that's next. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] how do you make 70,000 trades a second... ♪ reach one customer at a time? ♪ or help doctors turn billions of bytes of shared information... ♪ into a fifth anniversary of remission? ♪ whatever your business challenge, dell has the technology and services to help you solve it. whatever your business challenge, we asked total strangers to watch it for us. thank you so much. i appreciate it. i'll be right back. they didn't take a dime. how much in fees does your bank take to watch your money? if your bank takes more money than a stranger, you need an ally. ally bank. your money needs an ally. >>> everyone is talking about the first children malia and sasha obama. cameras caught them having a blast with their parents watching the sprad. it was a very real look into their world.
Jan 21, 2013 10:00pm PST
and they danced to jennifer hudson singing al green's "let's stay together" he when the bidens come here the last stop of the night, they'll dance to actor jamie foxx, he'll be singing ray"i can't stop loving you" and that's the last event and then the obamas and bidens will head back to their respective residences after a long day, greta. >> greta: molly, thank you. and we're going to go back to wisconsin. wisconsin governor scott walker. governor, this has been 36 hours of celebration in the city and inauguration and we do this every four years and everybody will be back to business tomorrow morning. i'm curious, how do you characterize the state of the republican party? >> well, i think it's a lot of soul searching going on. some people right after the election suggested somehow that republicans could change their core principles, aim not one of those. i think the core principles we stand for is strong. and 30-some states that have republican governors, but i do think it's important that we have a message that describes more relevant where people are, whether they're working families, young fo
Jan 22, 2013 8:00am PST
performed by jennifer hudson. the first lated tweeted about that touching moment saying just dance to let's stay together with the love of my life and the president of the united states. i'm so proud of barack. m.o. jason wu tweeted too. in shock. militia obama was caught making a facial gesture while house speaker boehner was chatting with the president. that conversation might have had something to do with the length of the president's remarks. the speaker said he agreed he should keep it quick. >>> president obama in his inaugural address that millions had watched made what some have called the most important gay rights speech in u.s. history. >> our journey is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated like anyone else under the law. for, if we are truly created equal, then surely the love we commit to one another must be equal as well. >> my next guest is no stranger to the lgbt fight for equality. he was ousted from the air force in 2002 under don't ask don't tell. when someone outed him as gay. this time around he is front and center as citizen co-chair. david haul
Jan 21, 2013 3:00am PST
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